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Welcome to the International Department - providing practical support, training, information and advice to law firms and legal professionals working abroad, or exploring international opportunities.
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Legal life in... Ukraine

Graham Conlon, Managing Partner (Ukraine), CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP , and CEE/CIS Co-Head of Private Equity shares his views about legal business in Ukraine

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English Law Week 2017: The Law - a noble profession or just business?

The Law Society in partnership with the Bar Council of England and Wales is organising the fourth English Law Week event in Moscow and St Petersburg  from 20 to 23 November 2017.

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Creating and delivering our own responses: First Roundtable on Women and the Law

20 June 2017

Read our blog on the first roundtable on the Women and the Law international programme of the Law Society. 

The Law Society's reception with Kazakh judges of the Kazakhstan judicial training programme

9 June 2017

Read our blog on the networking reception held for 14 Kazakh judges on 5th June 2017. 

45 years of UK-China relations: dialogue on the rule of law must be strengthened alongside the UK’s increasing trade interests

13 April 2017By Lizzette Robleto de Howarth

A blog on the discussions held at the reception to celebrate 45 years of UK-China relations. 

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Kazakhstan judicial training programme: opportunity for law firms to host a Kazakh Supreme Court judge

7 April 2017

The Law Society of England and Wales in partnership with the Supreme Court of Kazakhstan, the Astana International Financial Centre (“AIFC”), and City University is organising a judicial training programme for 14 Kazakh judges and legal representatives. The programme will take place from 10 April to 22 September 2017.

The Law Society attended the farewell reception for Rob Fenn, Head of the Human Rights and Democracy Department (HRDD) at the FCO

7 April 2017

The Law Society attended the farewell reception for Rob Fenn, Head of the Human Rights and Democracy Department (HRDD) at the FCO

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Consultation on rules for foreign lawyer admissions in Washington D.C.

The D.C Bar’s Global Legal Task Force is recommending some changes to the rules for foreign lawyers wishing to be admitted in Washington D.C., and has issued a public consultation on its proposals.


Register now: Breaking into Latin America briefing

Join us for a Latin America briefing in Birmingham on 20th April.

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The International Division is our exclusive membership service which provides law firms, in-house legal teams and legal practitioners with the contacts, tools, profile and latest market intelligence to develop international links and thrive in the global marketplace.

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Click on the link below to see a list of the International department's activities for 2017.

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